- Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:44
China may have valid concerns about the threat of terrorism in its far western province of Xinjiang, home to the country's mostly Muslim Uighur minority.
- Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:01
Despite the official stance of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), which nominally recognizes the Uyghur people as equal citizens, Uyghur Muslims have always had a troubled relationship with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) central government authorities.
- Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:27
Ethnic violence has wrecked China's restive Xinjiang region, leading to a tight government clampdown.
- Mon, 09/22/2014 - 21:13
China has embarked on a dangerous and self-defeating mission in troubled Xinjiang province and should reverse course as quickly as it can.
- Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:21
"Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country?"
- Thu, 09/18/2014 - 19:17
Ilham Tohti, a well-known Uighur and a moderate critic of Beijing's policy towards the country's Muslim minority, is on trial in China on charges of "separatism." DW takes a look at the scholar's life.
- Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:02
It is one of Beijing’s worst nightmares: subjects in a resource-rich semi-autonomous province hold a vote on independence.
- Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:27
Following deadly attacks in Beijing, Kunming and Urumqi over the last year, the Xinjiang government has intensified its efforts to regulate Uyghur religious activities.
- Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:32
It’s a very long way from China’s arid Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in the country’s far northwest to its semi-tropical borders with Vietnam, Laos, and Burma in the south